Timothy Findley was born 30 October 1930, and died 21 June 2002
- Literature was intended to be dangerous – art was meant to be dangerous – ideas were nothing if they were not dangerous.
- People can only be found in what they do.
- Everyone wants to know what people look like. Somehow it seems to say so much about a person’s possibilities.
- He said that in a way being loved is like being told you never have to die.
- The writer cannot see the mass, as such, because the writer never looks to see the mass; the writer looks to see the parts- and the writer looks at every part and every person; each of them alone.
Timothy Findley was a Canadian novelist and playwright. He wrote 10 novels, a memoir, three collections of short stories, plays, and screenplays including the 1981 movie version of The Wars. He received numerous awards including the Officer of the Order of Canada.
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